Training Staff

  • Patricia Harney, PhD

    Harney PatriciaInterim Co-Chief of Psychology

    Associate Director of Psychology and Psychology Training
    Director of Psychology Internship Training
    Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    Patricia A. Harney, Ph.D. is a psychologist and psychoanalyst. She received her PhD. from the University of Kansas, and completed her internship at Cambridge Hospital. She then completed a post-doctoral fellowship at CHA's Victims of Violence Program, and a post-graduate fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Dr. Harney received a Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis. She serves as the Director of Psychology Internship Training at CHA. Her publications pertain to the psychotherapeutic treatment of trauma, and clinical collaboration across disciplines. In addition to this specialization, her clinical interests include the influence of culture, class, gender and sexual identity in self development and the psychotherapeutic process.

  • Marla Eby, PhD

    Eby MarlaInterim Co-Chief of Psychology

    Associate Director of Psychology and Psychology Training
    Director of Postdoctoral Training in Psychology
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

    Marla Eby received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University and completed her internship at The Cambridge Hospital (now part of Cambridge Health Alliance). She has worked in a variety of positions since 1988, including Chief Psychologist on both adult and child inpatient units, and Associate Director of Psychology. Dr. Eby also serves the Psychology Division as Director of Post-Doctoral Training and the Psychiatry Department as Director of Supervision. She is currently on the Board of APPIC. Dr. Eby has a longstanding interest in psychological assessment and teaches courses related to testing at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Harvard University. Other major interests include long-term treatment of psychotic patients, issues of envy and jealousy, the history of the asylum, and presentation of psychological themes in museum exhibits. She also has a strong commitment to the care of the severely mentally ill, particularly in the public sector.

  • Carolyn Conklin, PhD

    Carolyn ConklinDirector of Practicum Training in Psychology
    Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

    Carolyn Conklin received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston and completed her internship at Cambridge Health Alliance. She completed fellowship training at CHA's Program for Psychotherapy, Boston University's Personality Disorders Research Program, and Two Brattle Center. She serves as the Director of CHA's Psychology Practicum Training Program. Dr. Conklin's research has focused chiefly on the classification of borderline personality disorder and the assessment of countertransference phenomena. At CHA, she teaches on psychodynamic formulation of personality processes and pathology, projective testing, and assessment and treatment of borderline personality disorder, including Mentalization Based Treatment, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Transference-Focused Therapy. Her clinical interests include integrative psychodynamic approaches in psychotherapy with adolescents and adults across the full-range of the psychological spectrum.

  • Marilyn Levin

    Levin MarilynAdministrative Training Coordinator, Division of Psychology

    Marilyn Levin received her Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University and a M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Northeastern University. After working as an O.T. in psychiatric hospital settings for ten years, she worked at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health as Chief Occupational Therapist, Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, and Coordinator of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Services. After leaving DMH, she served as Executive Director of the R.I. Commission on the Deaf & Hard of Hearing and the Director of Case Management and Social Services for the MA Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing.

  • David Stewart, PhD, ABPP

    David Stewart Dr. Stewart received his BA in Psychology from the California Polytechnic University, and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from San Diego University/ University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Stewart was a Professor at Seattle Pacific University, and the Chair of their Clinical Psychology Department since 2013. He previously had been at the University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His academic work has focused on substance use in adolescents, and the influence of behavioral health interventions in medical treatment utilization among primary care patients with comorbid substance use and depression. His research has been funded from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, The National Institute of Mental Health, and other foundations. Dr. Stewart has mentored and chaired doctoral dissertations and is active in graduate psychology education and training, while also teaching child psychiatry fellows about counseling interventions for adolescent substance use disorders.

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